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Radiographer

Employer
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)
Location
Bristol
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Profession
Radiographer
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Will you be qualifying as a Radiographer this year? Are you looking for the next step in your career with a Trust that is dedicated to your development and education?

Fantastic opportunities are now available for newly qualified Radiographers at University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust where we offer continuous educational growth, ensuring that your professional journey is always on the path to excellence!

We have opportunities within our Radiology department across both Bristol & Weston in adults and paediatrics for motivated, enthusiastic individuals.

As a Radiographer at UHBW, you will experience a wide range of general and specialist modalities such as CT, Paediatrics and Interventional Radiography.

Click below to look behind the scenes in the Radiology department at UHBW:

https://vimeo.com/uhbwmi/download/766526737/e8e7e089e0

These roles will be based in either Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children and Weston General Hospital. Please specify on your application which site you would prefer.

If you are looking to work in a large friendly hospital get in touch!

Please note: if you are a final year Diagnostic Radiography student qualifying this year, please submit an application!

Main duties of the job

  • To contribute to the delivery of the Radiology Service at an operational level as required across the different sites of UHBW.
  • To produce high quality, optimised images across the spectrum of examinations undertaken in the allocated department.
  • To participate in shift duties (including 7/7 working) within all departments and have a flexible attitude to working hours commensurate with the needs of the service.
  • To support radiographic assistants and assistant practitioners rostered to the allocated department.
  • To ensure the smooth operation of the Radiology Service.
  • To ensure a patient centred approach and be responsible for the standards of care provided within the allocated department.
  • To promote education and training within the allocated department and across radiology.
  • To adhere to the Trust Values
  • Keep up to date competency records.


About us

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 14,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as 'Good' overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential

  • BSc (Hons) Radiography/DCR (R)
  • Current HCPC Registration


Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Paediatric and Adult radiography experience
  • Sound knowledge of CRIS and PACS systems
  • Good level of clinical skills
  • Understanding of College of Radiographers Code of Practice and requirements of it for practice and behaviour and its application to the management of staff and self
  • Understanding of HCPC Professional standards and requirements of it for practice and behaviour and its application to the management of staff and self


Desirable

  • NHS experince


Skills and Abilities

Essential

  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Good rapport with children/carers
  • Communication skills at all levels - including in situations of conflict or distress
  • Demonstrates ability to take responsibility and accountability
  • Commitment to the development and provision of high quality radiography and radiology
  • Information technology skills
  • Initiative


Desirable

  • Flexibility, adaptability to meet needs of a changing service


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)

Address

Bristol Royal Infirmary

Upper Maudlin Street

Bristol

BS2 8HW

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

387-DT-4576-TJ-24

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